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"The Economy: Under New Ownership"

By admin - Published on Thursday, 07 March 2013 22:20

"Pushing my grocery cart down the aisle, I spot on the fruit counter a dozen plastic bags of bananas labeled “Organic, Equal Exchange.” My heart leaps a little. I’d been thrilled, months earlier, when I found my local grocer carrying bananas—a new product from Equal Exchange—because this employee-owned cooperativeme outside Boston is one of my favorite companies. Its main business remains the fair trade coffee and chocolate the company started with in 1986."

Read more: http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/how-cooperatives-are-driving-the-new-economy/the-economy-under-new-ownership

"Inside The 2013 Billionaires List: Facts and Figures"

By admin - Published on Monday, 04 March 2013 22:25

"The ranks of the world’s billionaires, as monitored and tallied by our global wealth team, have yet again reached all-time highs. The 2013 Forbes Billionaires list now boasts 1,426 names, with an aggregate net worth of $5.4 trillion, up from $4.6 trillion. We found 210 new ten-figure fortunes. Once again the U.S. leads the list with 442 billionaires, followed by Asia-Pacific (386), Europe (366), the Americas (129) and the Middle East & Africa (103)."

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/luisakroll/2013/03/04/inside-the-2013-billionaires-list-facts-and-figures/

"Life After Death in the Digital World"

By admin - Published on Monday, 04 March 2013 22:21

"Yes, there is an app for that. There are two thing in life you will never be able to avoid – paying taxes and death. But, thanks to the ever awesome power of applications, services like LivesOn and DeadSocial is making it possible for you to live on after death through social media. It may seem morbid to think about, but bridging the gap between the living and dead already takes place on....."

Read more: http://www.geekmagazine.org/2013/03/01/life-after-death-in-the-digital-world/

"Best Money Making Ideas For 2013"

By admin - Published on Monday, 04 March 2013 21:59

"The best money making ideas for 2013 are those that require minimum investment but maximum potential for earning a profit. Many people who are seeking to make some extra money in the coming year are struggling to make ends meet and thus do not have much money to invest on starting a new business. This is why many people are going online to start their businesses. Online businesses require much less capital to start up. Many online money making ideas only require the person to have their own website. A website acts like a store from which the online business owner transacts all their business."

Read more: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-money-making-ideas-2013-050000921.html

"Pistorius case, dragged man video expose chronic misconduct of South African police force"

By admin - Published on Thursday, 28 February 2013 22:01

"JOHANNESBURG — The job of the South African police is to fight one of the highest crime rates in the world. Instead, the force stands accused of contributing to it.

On Thursday, the release of a video showing uniformed police binding a taxi driver to the back of a police vehicle and dragging him — the man was later found dead in a police cell — shocked South Africans long accustomed to stories of police misconduct."

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/pistorius-case-dragged-man-video-expose-chronic-misconduct-of-south-african-police-force/2013/02/28/8f9d4a26-81d4-11e2-a671-0307392de8de_story.html?tid=pm_sports_pop

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